Sustainability

May 9, 2019

Mayor Eric Garcetti on LA's Green New Deal

In April, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released LA’s Green New Deal, an update that accelerates many of the targets laid out in the city’s 2015 Sustainable City pLAn represents a concerted effort to equitably lead the region to a sustainable, decarbonized future.

February 19, 2019

Decarbonizing the Built Environment: California's Relentless Push Toward Electrification

Buildings are said to be the No. 1 source of climate pollution in the world, but California lacks a clear path forward to address building decarbonization. Real estate, infrastructure, and energy experts discussed the issue at VX2019.

December 20, 2018

Kosmont on How California Cities Should Ready Themselves for Opportunity Zone Investment

Larry Kosmont offers expert insight on how California might best take advantage of the new Opportunity Zones program to direct private investment toward integrated development and sustainability goals.

November 30, 2017

Shared Mobility: A Crucial Component of Future Transportation

Sarah Ashton addresses Uber's maturing approach to public policy and long-term investment in fostering sustainable mobility behaviors.

November 30, 2017

Los Angeles County’s First EIFD Marks New Era of Collaborative Economic Development

Larry Kosmont joins TPR to explain how the city of La Verne recently came the first EIFD approved in LA County and the potential for capturing investments in LA's transportation revolution and river revitalization.

October 26, 2017

Sacramento Rebrands as Center of Alternative Fuel Research

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg shares the catalyzing impact of the $44 million "Green City" investment from Volkswagen's Electrify America.

October 25, 2017

Long Beach Mayor Garcia on Measure M, General Plan Update & L.A. River Revitalization

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia on the city's Land Use Element, Measure M, and sustainability.

October 19, 2017

Singapore's Water Leadership: Building a Model for Sustainable Cities

Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director of the Singapore Ministry of National Development’s Centre for Liveable Cities, speaks with TPR about how the small country went from being a case study of disastrous urban management to an international model for sustainability.

June 24, 2017

Excerpt of Climate of Hope: Financing The Needed Climate Revolution

As Michael Bloomberg announces a challenge that will award $17 million to mayors who address some of the country's biggest challenges, TPR presents an excerpt of Bloomberg and Carl Pope's new book, Climate of Hope.

January 16, 2017

LA County’s First Chief Sustainability Officer To Regionally Advance Sustainability

Gary Gero was recently named CSO for LA County, tasked with developing a comprehensive, county-wide sustainability plan that charts a vision towards sustainable energy, water, transportation, and waste management.

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